Today’s recommended picks
David Wright, 3B, Mets
.455 AVG (5-for-11) lifetime vs. Braves starter Derek Lowe
Orlando Cabrera, SS, Twins
.429 AVG (6-for-14) lifetime vs. Indians starter Aaron Laffey
Brian Roberts, 2B, Orioles
.400 AVG (6-for-14) lifetime vs. Rays starter Andy Sonnanstine
enronshorttrader took another step toward the 40-game plateau with his selection of Joe Mauer yesterday, receiving a 2-for-3 effort from the All-Star backstop to run his streak to 38 games.
Ichiro was the player of choice for second-place contestant GBaby and third-place co-holder beashane, who pushed their respective streaks to 35 and 33 games with the hit machine’s 2-for-4 day.
mcdonald6 remained in a tie for third thanks to a 1-for-3 performance from Shane Victorino. And with ch2fancbs’ 30-game run having been snapped by a hitless day from Carl Crawford, three new fans took over a share of fifth place, at 29 games.
Yesterday’s Top 5 most selected players
1. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA): 14.7%, 2-for-4
2. Matt Kemp (LAD): 7.1%, 2-for-5
3. Joe Mauer (MIN): 6.8%, 2-for-3
4. Jason Kubel (MIN): 4.6%, 0-for-4
5. Albert Pujols (STL): 3.8%, 2-for-3